José Manuel Ballester
Graduate in Fine Arts, he started his artistic career in the painting sector. In 1990 he focuses in the photography of places, spaces and buildings. His exhibitions have been all around the world. In this number, he offers exclusively an original and surprising view of the interlining of the Royal Theatre in Madrid.
Konrad O. Bernheimer
He is part of the fourth generation of one of the most important European families of art dealers. He is the director of the gallery that has his name, and where the ancientmasters are its main attractive. He is member of the Executive Committee of TEFAF Maastrich and writes about the last edition of the most important ancient art fair.
He is the curator of the Fine Arts Museum in Seville. He was the director between the years 2003 and 2007. He carried out the doctoral thesis about the collection of Marshal Soult. Since then, he has focused his investigations in the collectionism of the XIX Century and in the consequences of the French occupation in the International view of Seville's painting.
She is the director of the Modern Art Institute in Valencia and she analyzes the work of Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the most recognised Chinese artists in the international panorama. His work is exhibited these days in the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. In his article, he analyzes the complex conceptual universe of this creator.
Manager of the Spanish painting department in the Prado Museum. He was commissioner of the exhibition Fables of Velázquez. The direct comparison with other works of the artist has made possible to deepen in the study of San Juan Bautista (St. John the Baptist) of the Art Institute of Chicago and to carry out the investigations that are published in this number.
He is specialist in Baroque Art and Manager of Flemish painting conservation and schools of the North of the Prado Museum. He has given class in diverse universities of the United States and has published a few books. Now he reveals the clues in order to understand the taste of the English monarchs for painters like Rubens o Bruegel.